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kinds of different science. you have certain contestations over something had a certain point. it becomes resolved one way or another and not always in a way that's necessarily the best practice or the way that you would expect triet >> host: how much over treatment is going on in the field of cancer care in america? >> guest: that is a tough question right now because you could say often the over treatment is something that we see people with early stage cancer who say have breast cancer for rick symbol have been in the news a lot recently to the if you have an early stage, then staged one cancer and then who had mastectomies and maybe some chemotherapy some people say that's over treatment. other people say that's not over treatment because we don't know which cancers will metastasize and we don't know which ones won't so as a consequence, we treat everybody. you could say that everybody has had chemotherapy has been over treated even if the had a late stage cancer because it works with relatively few patients and the ferias we will give it to everybody in the hope that ther
of different sciences. you have certain stations at a certain point and it comes resolved one way or the other and not always in the way that's necessarily the best practice for the way you would expect. >> host: pretty much -- how much overtreatment if of cancer is going on in america? >> guest: i mean that's a tough question right now because you could say often overtreatment is people with early-stage cancers who have breast cancer which has been in the news a lot recently. if they have early stage, stage i cancer and they have maybe some chemotherapy, some people will say that's overtreatment. other people will say well that's not overtreatment because we don't know which cancers will metastasize and we don't know which ones won't sell as a consequence we treat everybody. you could say that everybody has had chemotherapy even if they have had a late stage cancer because of works for most patients. the theory is in the hope that it will work for everyone. so i think the overtreatment sometimes can neglect to account for how little we know about it but cure of a particular cancer. similarly
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